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Remembering Stonewall With Two Men Who Were There

Paul Glass (right) and Charles Evans are two veterans of the Stonewall riots in New York that helped spark the LGBTQ rights movement 50 years ago. (Courtesy)
Paul Glass (right) and Charles Evans are two veterans of the Stonewall riots in New York that helped spark the LGBTQ rights movement 50 years ago. (Courtesy)

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The LGBTQ community celebrates Pride month in June to honor the Stonewall riots. We revisit Jeremy Hobson’s conversation with Paul Glass and Charles Evans who were both at the 1969 riot at New York’s Stonewall Inn which sparked the LGBTQ rights movement.

Glass and Evans — now married — were both there separately when the riots broke out. But they didn’t know it until recently.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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